Back with a bang

Bedouins v Pedmore Over 40s – Wednesday, 14 May 2014 Beds win by 2 Wickets The Beds kicked off their 2014 season with a new fixture against Pedmore Over 40s and enjoyed a thrilling finish with a two-wicket win on the last ball of the match. Pedmore batted first and found Spratters in accurate bowling … [Read more…]


Bedouins v Enville at Enville – Tuesday, 20 August 2013 Beds lost by 4 wickets The last game of the season left Bedouins scratching their heads as to how they had contrived to lose from what should have been a winning position. To make matters worse it was their landlords they lost to. The Beds … [Read more…]

By ‘eck, that were a pasting

Bedouins v SSP Halifax at Enville – Sunday, 11 August 2013 Beds lost by 5 wickets Bedouins were well and truly outclassed by their chums from Halifax in the annual tour game. This time it was the turn of SSP Halifax to come down to visit us at Enville and they brought with them some … [Read more…]

Dropping like flies

Bedouins v Kinlet at Enville – Sunday, 14 July 2013 Bedouins lost by one wicket Bedouins met Kinlet for their first Sunday fixture of the season on a steaming hot afternoon at Enville. The injuries continue to mount up and those that were fit struggled to catch the ball, all of which contributed to a … [Read more…]

3-2-1 Go!

Bedouins v RWE – Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Bedouins win by 5 wickets After three false starts the Bedouins finally got their season underway at Enville with the fixture against RWE, also known as the Karl Aston XI. Karl has now left the company after a mere 31 years in the job so I guess … [Read more…]

Beds go to the Dogs – again!

Your Chairman reports: Following the success of last year’s first such outing, the Bedouins made a return visit to Monmore Green stadium on April 18th for a night of good food, good company, and a bit – no less than 14 races – of greyhound racing.  Few of us got out without losing money. The … [Read more…]

Beds claim bragging rights

Bedouins v Enville at Enville– Wednesday, 22 August 2012 Beds win by 4 runs Liverpool v Everton, City v United, Barca v Real Madrid, Brentford v QPR – none have the same intense rivalry to match this game. Bedouins turned out to play their landlords on Wednesday in a keenly fought local derby, with both … [Read more…]

Halifax – a step too far

SSP v Bedouins at Blackley CC – Sunday, 12 August 2012 Bedouins lost by 23 runs Mr Chairman writes: The Bedouins had their second game within a week at Halifax against SSP.  The annual meeting with “our friends from the north” proved just a step too far, with the Beds going down to a mostly … [Read more…]

An Open and shut case

Open GI v Bedouins at Ombersley – Wednesday, 8 August 2012 Beds win by 14 runs Mr Chairman writes: The picturesque Ombersley cricket ground on a perfect summer evening; the church clock chiming the hours in the background; the click of bowls on the adjacent bowling green; doves cooing in the long grass; ………. Whoops, … [Read more…]